Canadian science on the International Space Station

Why we do science on the Station, and past, current and future experiments.

Topics

Why do we conduct science experiments in space?

Preparing to send humans to deep-space destinations and improving our quality of life on Earth.

Current experiments

Understanding cardiovascular health, investigating bone strength, and making the Space Station feel like home.

Future experiments

Testing astronaut disorientation with virtual reality, heart health, and immune system changes in microgravity.

Past experiments

Studying plant biology, monitoring radiation, testing reflexes and skin sensitivity.

Payload Telescience Operations Centre

How Station science is supported by scientists and engineers on Earth.

Canadian science on the ISS - Photos

Images of science experiments.

Canadian science on the ISS - Videos

Short videos outlining Canadian science in space.

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